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Interested in joining one of DC's longest-running comedy ensembles, Hot & Sweaty?  Or interested in being a LIT staff member? 

All former & current players of LIT's House Team Program may apply.​


1 -- this application form;

2 -- a headshot uploaded here (a professional one for theatre/film preferred);

3 -- a resume uploaded here (one page max outlining education, performances & skills pertaining to theatre, comedy, film);

4 -- a google drive shareable video link of your hype video uploaded here (your own personal 'hype video' not to exceed two minutes promoting yourself & your talents while answering the question "Why Do You Want To Be Hot & Sweaty or LIT Staff?"); and

5 -- a writing sample uploaded here (minimum three pages, no more than 5 pages & the sketch or short play must be new and written without any assistance of a writers' room or other individuals.)



If you'd like to be considered as a writer for LIT's web series, please submit a 5-10 page spec script for ValiDation.

Individuals selected for the audition process will be notified by Saturday, March 28th.  It is anticipated that the audition process will take place on Sunday, April 5th.  The callbacks will then last for a period of eight weeks (within April 5 - May 31), and those auditioning will rehearse and play in with Hot & Sweaty during that period.  Final casting and staffing decisions will be made by June 1st.  If you're interested, but your schedule may pose availability issues, please contact Nancy at:

Break A Sweat & Laugh!


What are you auditioning for:

LIT conducts the audition process over a few hours. If accepted to audition, over

the course of the hours you will need to be prepared to:

*perform a 5-minute stand-up routine or a 7-minute story

*perform a sketch character monologue (2 minutes or less. Must be written by you.)

*perform an actor audition monologue (No more than 90 seconds and can be either dramatic or comedic)

*sing or freestyle rap for at least 90 seconds. For the song, please prepare 16 bars

*perform long-form improv in a group

*perform short-form improv in a group

*perform musical improv in a group

*cold read sketches and short plays

*work with a group on a sketch

*be prepared for a 30-minute interview with LIT's Executive Director & selected staff

If you are selected for the callback process, you should:

*be prepared to lead a group or direct a team for observation from anywhere

from 30 minutes to 3 hours

*select & prepare something to perform at a designated LIT show. This can be

something you did for the audition or prepared during the audition.

+ Headshot - A professional headshot for theatre/film is preferred.
RESUME - This is one page max outlining education, performance, and skills pertaining to theatre, comedy, film.
WRITING SAMPLE - This can be a sketch, short play, or short film that must be a minimum of 3 pages and no more than 5 pages.
SPEC SCRIPT - Please submit a 5-10 page script for an episode of ValiDation if you are interested in being considered a writer for the web series.
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